Lafarge to install abatement system

Lafarge to install abatement system
Published: 14 April 2009

Lafarge Cement Zambia has embarked on a further investment of US$2.5m to replace the US$1.5m dust abatement system at its kilns at the Ndola plant.

The investment is aimed at eliminating dust emissions in the city.

Lafarge Ndola plant manager, Roy Kapesi, said the facilities were old and the company was committed to ensuring that refurbishments were done to bring the plant to the levels of Lafarge international standards.

Speaking during the official hand-over of the Lafarge mobile clinic at Mackenzie Community Centre in Ndola, Mr Kapesi said his company was focused on sustainable management of the environment in its operations.

He stated that Lafarge instituted a US$1.5m project to correct the dust abetment system at the kilns in Ndola.